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DIY Geometric Triangle Garland

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DIY Geometric Triangle Garland

Here is and idea for an elegant and  trendy, geometric triangles garland, that is quick and easy to make. You can use as wedding or party decoration, photography backdrop, or everyday home decor. You can hang it on walls, tables, or across doorway in a home office or nursery room.  It is a perfect decoration by itself or combined with other different garlands.You can get all supplies from you local craft store or get this $18 DIY garland kit with pre-cut labels and string for 3 one-yard garlands (or one long 3-yard garland) from my shop HERE: WHAT YOU WILL NEED: --string/twine (sold in local art&craft stores)--self-adhesive label sheets (sold...

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DIY Papermaking

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DIY Papermaking

I work with cardstock and paper every day in my shop and I produce enormous amount of scrap paper. I've been saving it for some time, so I can recycle it into my own handmade paper. Paper-making is simple and easy project but it needs some preparation before you can start, but a lot of that is optional. It is a great project to do with kids that will also teach them about recycling. What you will need: mould and deckle - you can purchase a set online but it is really easy and less expensive to do it yourself. I made...

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DIY mould & deckle

DIY papermaking

DIY mould & deckle

What you will need: set of 2 (same size) framed canvas (I used set of two 8" x 10" size on sale from AC Moore for $4.95 ) or old picture frames or just make 2 frames yourself with some pieces of wood, staple gun or nails. I already had the canvases so this was the quickest solution for me. screen or mesh net or netting that will allow the water to pass but not the pulp (if you don't find anything readily available at your home you will find window screening at any home improvement store - $6- $7 for about 36" x 84" size roll...

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DIY Jute Rope Storage

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DIY Jute Rope Storage

My coffee machine pods come in metal cans that I've been saving for some cool DIY project. So today I thought I would find use for them as containers for the kids crayons, pencils, labels, kid scissors, etc. kids kraft tools. They turned out great, very useful, and they are not eye sore on the shelf. I added some chalk labels and wrote "draw", "cut", glue" etc., with a chalk marker so we know which one which is. Each can took about 10 minutes time from start to finish (or less), so the final product was definitely worth the time spent. I...

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